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Chocolate French Toast

 Chocolate French Toast
Try this yummy treat for a special breakfast or brunch. The layer of chocolate hidden inside makes a wonderful flavor combination that appeals to kids of all ages. You might even be tempted to serve this chocolate sandwich for dessert! —Pat Habiger Spearville, Kansas
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 slices day-old bread, crusts removed
  • 3 milk chocolate candy bars (1.55 ounces each), halved
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and salt. Pour
  • half into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Arrange six
  • slices of bread in a single layer over egg mixture. Place one piece
  • of chocolate in the center of each piece of bread. Top with
  • remaining bread; pour remaining egg mixture over all. Let stand for
  • 5 minutes.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Toast
  • sandwiches until golden brown on both sides. Dust with
  • confectioners' sugar. Cut sandwiches diagonally; serve warm. Yield:
  • 6 servings.
Editor's Note: Six 1-ounce squares of bittersweet or semisweet chocolate may be substitute for the milk chocolate candy bars. Heat squares in the microwave for 10 seconds before cutting into smaller

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Chocolate French Toast (continued)

Editor's Note: pieces to place on the bread.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (calculated without confectioners' sugar) equals 348 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 534 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.